The testimonies of Navjot Altaf and Judy Chicago speak to silence, as truth does to power.
Life in My Pocket is a simulacrum of Diamond Stingily’s childhood: chain-link fences, a weathered basketball hoop, and looped telephone cords — perfect for jumping rope.
MIAMI — Laura Lima’s The Inverse isn’t experienced so much as it’s encountered: the massive swath of rope, deep blue and thickly knotted, traverses the entirety of the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) Miami’s Atrium Gallery, looping itself over beams and columns and scraping the floor.
In Laura Lima’s current exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) Miami — the Brazilian artist’s first solo museum show in the US — a braided, blue industrial nylon rope snakes through the building’s massive atrium, crawling over its white columns and beams to form an imposing, tangled web.
MIAMI — In Joseph Campbell’s monomyth, The Hero’s Journey, the heroes tend to follow a basic narrative arc.